Disturbing Racial Commentary From Black Pundits in the Wake of OJ Simpson’s Death Sparks Outrage

(Debra Heine – American Greatness) In the wake of OJ Simpson’s death, several black commentators have revealed the dark underside of race relations in America by suggesting that black Americans were glad that he got away with murdering two white people.

In 1995, a jury of nine blacks, one Hispanic, and two whites acquitted Simpson of the murders of his ex-wife, Nicole Brown Simpson, and her friend Ron Goldman despite “a mountain of evidence” that he was guilty. Many commentators at the time saw the acquittal of Simpson as an example of jury nullification, when a jury members defy a judge’s instructions on the law and acquit a defendant who has been proven guilty for their own biased reasons.

CNN reporter Stephanie Elam’s raised eyebrows Thursday when she almost said many [black] people were happy OJ got away with murder. View article →



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